Moose Bench

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Project by Derek Oliver posted 09-19-2012 02:51 PM 3139 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a bench I made. These type of projects always sucker me in. They look awesome in the magazine, but they never look as good in the shop, mainly because they need a good paint job to make them look good and I’m not much of a painter. This one turned out OK though. You can at least tell its supposed to be a moose (I hope).

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#1 posted 09-19-2012 04:18 PM


I believe that, albeit humble, ”This one turned out OK though.”, is an understatement.

Your ‘Moose Bench’ may be a little short for most Moose to sit down on, but I, for one would be proud to display and offer it as a resting spot for my little Moose Voyeur, Great-Grandchildren.

Your painting detail is spot on. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 09-19-2012 05:05 PM

don’t kid yourself

your project is very well done …

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 09-19-2012 07:09 PM

You did a Great job on that nice Moose bench….looks just like it should.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 09-19-2012 09:44 PM

Either you sit on it or you ride on it! A very crafty idea matched with a skillful execution!

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#5 posted 09-20-2012 01:34 AM

That is the coolest bench I have ever seen! I love the antlers. Did you use an available pattern? I need to make one of these for my daughters porch on her new house. She has all kinds of moose collectables and would love this!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 09-20-2012 01:39 AM

I think it is great also. An I am with gfadvm, where did you get the plans or pattern.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#7 posted 09-20-2012 04:59 AM

It’s a good looking piece. Nothing wrong with simple designs, that’s where we all got started.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 09-20-2012 05:54 AM

Moose bench!

Lookit that bench…It’s HUGE. (In best Elvis voice.)

What? No SNL fans? I thought it was Nick Cage’s best role personally.

Oh yeah, nice bench. I’m easily sidetracked :)

-- Squeek!

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#9 posted 09-20-2012 11:33 PM

I hear you on the painting type finishes. This turned out really nice looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#10 posted 12-07-2017 09:22 AM

Well done!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#11 posted 12-07-2017 04:54 PM

Well done!

- irtamos

Thank You!

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